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									                                                                                                              National Science Foundation
                                                                                                       FY 2008 List of Nanotechnology EHS Awards

            A                       B                C                               D                                   E                     F              G              H                           I
                                                                 (FY 2008 Target for primary focus: $29.190,000)


      NSF Award #                P.I.            Institution     PROJECT TITLE                              ABSTRACT                         Total award   2008 nano Lead EHS awarding    Title of Research Solicitation (if
                                                                                                                                                                 EHS    component:                                     any)
                                                                                                                                                                       Directorate and
10                                                                                                                                                         (obligated)
                                                                                                           (i) Development and                                                                    EPA-NSF-DOE Research
                                                                                                           testing of a realistic and                                                       Solicitation: Nanotechnology
                                                                                                           accurate computer                                                               Research Grants Investigating
                                            North Carolina State Experimentally Validated Numerical        simulation model for the           $400,000       $400,000    ENG/CBET        Fate, Transport, Transformation,
                                            Univiversity at       Transport and Deposition in Replicas of  prediction of engineered                                                          and Exposure of Engineered
11      0834054      Clement Kleinstreuer   Raleigh               Human respiratory Systems                nanomaterial transport                                                                           Nanomaterials
                                                                                                           Intellectual Merits: The                                                               EPA-NSF-DOE Research
                                                                                                           objective of the project is                                                      Solicitation: Nanotechnology
                                                                                                           to establish a correlation                                                      Research Grants Investigating
                                                                                                                                              $300,000       $300,000    ENG/CBET
                                                                  Correlation among Physiochemical         among physicochemical                                                         Fate, Transport, Transformation,
                                            West Virginia         Properties, Photochemical Fate and       properties, photochemical                                                         and Exposure of Engineered
12      0834233      Nianqiang (Nick) Wu    University            Toxicity of TiO2 Nanoparticles           fate, and toxicity of TiO2                                                                       Nanomaterials
                                                                                                           Objectives: Advances in                                                                EPA-NSF-DOE Research
                                                                                                           the synthesis and control                                                        Solicitation: Nanotechnology
                                                                                                           of engineered                                                                   Research Grants Investigating
                                                                                                                                              $394,345       $394,345    ENG/CBET
                                                                                                           nanoparticles (NP)                                                            Fate, Transport, Transformation,
                                            University of         Penetration and Translocation of         properties has escalated                                                          and Exposure of Engineered
13      0837891      Lisa DeLouise          Rochester             Nanoparticles through Skin               their use in numerous                                                                            Nanomaterials
                                                                                                           Objectives: The use of                                                                 EPA-NSF-DOE Research
                                                                                                           engineered nanoparticles                                                         Solicitation: Nanotechnology
                                                                                                           (NPs) in commercially                                                           Research Grants Investigating
                                                                                                                                              $396,605       $396,605    ENG/CBET
                                                                  Determination of Maufactured             available products is                                                         Fate, Transport, Transformation,
                                                                  Nanoparticle Toxicity using Novel Rapid  rapidly increasing. There                                                         and Exposure of Engineered
14      0833953      John Rowe              University of Dayton Screening Methods                         is, however, a dearth of                                                                         Nanomaterials
                                                                                                           Substantial amounts of                                                                 EPA-NSF-DOE Research
                                                                                                           metallic nanomaterials are                                                       Solicitation: Nanotechnology
                                                                                                           being utilized yet there is                                                     Research Grants Investigating
                                                                                                                                              $299,122       $299,122    ENG/CBET
                                                                                                           little knowledge about the                                                    Fate, Transport, Transformation,
                                                                  Fate and Toxicity of Metallic            effects of these materials                                                        and Exposure of Engineered
15      0834075      David Barber           University of Florida Nanoparticles in Aquatic Organisms       in the environment.                                                                              Nanomaterials
                                                                                                           Occupational exposure to                                                               EPA-NSF-DOE Research
                                                                                                           nanomaterials in                                                                 Solicitation: Nanotechnology
                                                                  Phsyochemical Characterization,          manufacturing plants may                                                        Research Grants Investigating
                                                                                                                                              $399,914       $399,914    ENG/CBET
                                                                  Transport, Biological Response and       pose serious health risks,                                                    Fate, Transport, Transformation,
                                            Johns Hopkins         Occupational Exposure of Engineered      and the industrial                                                                and Exposure of Engineered
16      0837946      Shyam Biswal           University            Nanometal Oxides                         production rate of small                                                                         Nanomaterials

                                                                  Environmental Biogeochemistry and        This project is awarded
                                                                                                           under the Minority
        0610373               Aruquete      Aruquete Deborah M nanoscience: Applications to Toxic metal                                       $180,000        $60,000     BIO/DBI
                                                                  Transport in the Environment             Postdoctoral Research
17                                                                                                         Fellowships and
                                                                                                           This Small Grant for
                                                                                                           Exploratory Research
                                                                                                                                              $100,000       $100,000    ENG/CBET
                                            University of         SGER: Membrane Contactor Reactors for (SGER) project is aimed
18           816330 Tsotsis                 Southern California Environmental Applications                 at developing a catalytic
                                                                                                           Nanomaterials and their
                                                                  CAREER: Understanding Carbon             implication in future
                                                                                                                                               $92,737        $85,000    ENG/CBET
                                                                  Nanoassembly in Biological and           scientific discovery are
19           744040 Ke                      Clemson University Environmental Systems                       rapidly reshaping the
                                                                  Lipid bilayer-inorganic nanoparticle     As nanomaterial-based
                                                                  interactions: Model systems to examine   commercial technologies
                                                                                                                                              $188,493       $120,000    ENG/CBET
                                            University of Rhode the role of particle size and surface      and products emerge, it is
20           828022 Bothun                  Island                chemistry on cell membrane stability     important that studies be
                                                                                                           Nanomaterials can exhibit
                                            University South                                               multiple physiochemical
                                                                                                                                              $203,029       $100,000    ENG/CBET
                                            Carolina Research     Plant Uptake and Interaction with        properties, including high
21           828441 Newman                  Foundation            Nanoparticles                            electric conduction, high
                                                                                                           Carbon nanotubes (CNTs)
                                                                  Carbon Nanotubes in Soils: Transport,    are emerging in a variety
                                                                                                                                              $119,243        $79,243    ENG/CBET
                                                                  Filtration, and Impact on Soil Microbial of applications, including
22           828795 Elimelech               Yale University       Community                                electronic, optical,

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                                                                                                                      National Science Foundation
                                                                                                               FY 2008 List of Nanotechnology EHS Awards

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                                                                                                                    Rapid industrial scale
                                                                                                                    production, coupled with
                                                                                                                                                     $240,000            $185,000       ENG/CBET
                                                William Marsh Rice     Biotransformation and Bioaccumulation:       unique material
23           829158 Alvarez                     University             Environmental Impact Implications            properties, underpin rising
                                                                                                                    Intellectual Merit:
                                                                       SGER: Nanoparticles in Personal Care         Nanotechnology, which
                                                                                                                                                      $34,962              $34,962      ENG/CBET
                                                                       Products and their Impact on Digester        focuses on the synthesis,
24           833213 Gruden                      University of Toledo   Energy Production                            manipulation, and
                                                                                                                    (i) Development and
                                                                                                                    testing of a realistic and
                                                                                                                                                      $50,000               $5,000      ENG/CBET
                                                North Carolina State Experimentally Validated Numerical             accurate computer
25           834054 Kleinstreuer                University           Models of Nanomaterials                        simulation model for the
                                                                                                                    Intellectual Merits: The
                                                West Virginia          Correlation among Physicochemical            objective of the project is
                                                                                                                                                     $250,000            $200,000       ENG/CBET
                                                University Research    Properties, Photochemical Fate and           to establish a correlation
26           834233 Wu                          Corporation            Toxicity of TiO2 Nanoparticles               among physicochemical
                                                                                                                    The objective of this
                                                                                                                    research is to test whether
                                                                                                                                                      $45,791              $45,791      ENG/CBET
                                                University of       SGER: Fate of nanocarbons in urban              ozone is reactive with
27           836365 Agnihotri                   Tennessee Knoxville atmosphere                                      nanocarbons when it is in
                                                                                                                    Objectives: Advances in
                                                                                                                    the synthesis and control
                                                                                                                                                     $164,986            $154,986       ENG/CBET
                                                University of          Penetration and Translocation of             of engineered
28          837891 DeLouise                     Rochester              Nanoparticles through Skin                   nanoparticles (NP)
        0504258                                                        Collaborative Research: Fullerene            Elimelech This collaborative proposal is to investigate fullerene-based nanomaterial aggregation. Recent results suggest that these materials may be toxic, and there is agreement that the
                                                                                                                                                      $462,056             $75,000      ENG / CBET
29      0504546    Elimelech, Menachem          Yale University        Aggregation in Aquatic Systems
                                                                       2008 International Conference on               The International
                                                                       Nanotechnology for the Forest Products         Conference on
                                                                                                                                                             26,000        $26,000      ENG/CMMI
                                                                       Industry; St. Louis, Missouri; June 25-27,     Nanotechnology for the
30          0819068 Stanciu, Lia                Purdue University      2008                                           Forest Products
                                                                                                                      Bentonite is the most
                                                                       GOALI/Collaborative Research:                  widely used clay soil in the
                                                                                                                                                           221,397        $221,397      ENG/CMMI
                                                Colorado State         Benentonite-Polymer Nanocomposites for industrialized world.
31          0757815 Shackelford, Charles        University             Geoenvironmental Applications                  Currently, 20 million tons
                                                                                                                      Bentonite is the most
                                                                       GOALI/Collaborative Research:                  widely used clay soil in the
                                                                                                                                                           299,726        $299,726      ENG/CMMI
                                              University of            Benentonite-Polymer Nanocomposites for industrialized world.
32          0758334 Benson, Craig             Wisconsin-Madison        Geoenvironmental Applications                  Currently, 20 million tons
                                              University of            CAREER: Reference Compensation for
                                              Kentucky Research        Localized Surface-Plasmon Resonance                                                   400000       $400,000     ENG/ECCS
33          747810 Hastings, Jeffrey          Foundation               Sensors                                        ECCS-0747810 Jeffrey Hastings, University of Kentucky Intellectual Merits: Certain metals, including silver and gold, exhibit dramatically altered optical properties when formed into nan
                                              University of            Fiber optic surface enhanced Raman
                                              California-Santa         sensor for high sensitivity and automatic                                             330000       $330,000     ENG/ECCS
34          823921 Gu, Claire                 Cruz                     molecule identification                        The objective of this research is to develop and demonstrate a novel fiber sensor based on surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) using metal nanostructures for chemical, biologica
                                              Andrew G. Stack          Testing molecular mechanisms for growth and Intellectual Merit: Kinetic
        0643139    GA Institute of Technology 404-385-0866             dissolution reactions on calcite surfaces      models of mineral                   $147,203          $44,862    GEO / core
35                                            andrew.stack@eas.g                                                      dissolution and growth are
                                              Patricia Dove 540-                                                      Intellectual Merit: inability
                                                                       Unraveling the Complexity of Biosilicification hampered by our With the
                      Virginia Polytechnic
        0545166                               231-2444                 Processes: Kinetic and Thermodynamic           recognition that silicon is a       $219,767          $72,505        GEO
36                                                Controls of Organic Substrates on the          highly biological element,
                                              Christopher S. Kim       Nucleation of
                                                                       RUI: Heavy Metal Sorption/Co-precipitation     its roles in controlling the
                                                                                                                      Nanoparticles are
        0618217       Chapman University      714-628-7363             Interactions with Nanoscale Iron Oxyhydroxides widespread in aqueous                 $102,997        $47,829        GEO
37                                            cskim@chapman.ed         Organic Acid Promoted Dissolution of           environmental systems
                                              Khare, Nidhi 307-        Phosphate as Affected by its Solid State       and play a significant role
                                                                                                                      Intellectual Merit: The
        0819962      University of Wyoming    766-5320                 Speciation in Single and Mixed Fe, Al, Ca current understanding of                   $222,423       $111,212        GEO
38                                         Mineral Systems: Implications for
                                                                       ETBC: Hidden Iron Oxide Redox                  organic acid mediated
                                              Catalano, Jeffrey G.     Processes During Biogeochemical Iron           phosphate dissolution is
                                                                                                                      Intellectual Merit:
        0818354      Washington University       314-889-5100          Cycling: Controls on Nanoscale                 Biogeochemical iron                   $340,505        $68,605        GEO
39                                         Transformations and the Fate of                cycling involves primarily
                                              Neuhoff, Philip                                                         the alternation of ironto
                                                                                                                      Water confined in Å-
        0819769        University of Florida  352-846-2413             Energetics and Stability of Geologically-      nm-scale pores is                     $273,766       $173,766        GEO
40                                            Confined Water                                 volumetrically and
                                              Lehmann, Johannes                                                       chemically important in
                                                                                                                      Soil represents the largest
                                                 607-254-1236          Nano-scale biogeochemistry of organic          reservoir of terrestrial
        0819689         Cornell University                                                                                                                  $299,454       $299,454        GEO
                                            carbon across a long-term mineralogical        organic carbon (C) on the
41                                                                     gradient                                       global scale. In light of
                                                William H Casey                                                       The enormous advances
                                                530-752-0503           Establishing the Kinetics of Aqueous           in methods to synthesize
        0515600         U of California Davis                                                                                                               $403,933         $5,037        GEO
                                                whcasey@ucdavis.e      Reactions at Fe(III) Molecules and             nanometer-sized Fe(III)-
42                                              du                Minerals

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                                                                                                                             National Science Foundation
                                                                                                                      FY 2008 List of Nanotechnology EHS Awards

            A                       B                        C                                     D                                     E                     F           G           H    I
                                                                                                                            New filtration theory via
                                                   Johnson, William P.
                                                                                                                            incorporation of pore
        0822102            University of Utah                          New Filtration Theory via Incorporation of           scale mechanisms                   $426,605     $75,000   GEO
                                                                       Pore Scale Mechanisms Operating in the               operating in the presence
43                                                                     Presence of an Energy Barrier                        of an energy barrier
                                                   Tammo S Steenhuis Colloid Retention in Unsaturated Porous Media          Colloid transport is an
                                                       607-255-2489    due to Capillary Forces                              important mechanism in
        0635954            Cornell University                                                                               the movement of                    $190,135    $136,650   GEO
44                                                                                                                          contaminants through the
                                                                                                                            After many years of
                                                   Chunmiao Zheng            Collaborative Research: Solute Transport in    research, it is evident that
                        University of Alabama      205-348-0579              Aquifers Containing Connected High-            the prevalent, advection-
        0538011                                                                                                                                                $230,040     $73,684   GEO
                             Tuscaloosa               Conductivity Networks: Theory Founded on       dispersion model (ADM)
45                                                                           Laboratory and                                 does not adequately
                                               Xu, Huifang    608-           Field Data
                                                                             Study on Nano-phases and Microstructures in Nano-phases and nano-
                       University of Wisconsin-265-5887                      Rutile and Pyroxene From Ultrahigh-pressure    precipitates are very
        0810150                                                                                                                                                 $65,089     $65,089   GEO
                               Madison         hfxu@geology.wisc.e           Metamorphic Rocks: TEM Investigation and       common in rock-forming
46                                             du                            Computer Modeling                              minerals formed at high
                                               Nekvasil, Hanna                                                              A series of experiments,
                                               631-632-8201                  Apatite: The Effect of Volatiles on its        analytical studies, and
        0809283        SUNY at Stony Brook                                                                                                                      $86,637     $86,687   GEO
                                               Hanna.Nekvasil@su             Structure, Stability and Thermodynamic         modeling efforts have
47                                                         Properties                                     been designed to further
                                               Gordon E Brown                Chemical and Biological Interactions at        This Institute will create
        0431425         Stanford University    650-723-9168                  Environmental Interfaces                       fundamental molecular-            $6,158,000   $250,000   GEO
48                                             gordon@pangea.sta                                                            level understanding of
                                               Susan L Brantley              Center for Environmental Kinetic Synthesis     environmental interfaces
                                                                                                                            Kinetics of abiotic and
                        Pennsylvania State
        0431328                                814-865-1619                                                                 biotic chemical reactions         $6,764,278   $250,000   GEO
49                                             brantley@geosc.psu.                                                          in both natural and
                                               edu Bond
                                               Tami                          CAREER: Carbonaceous Particles of              contaminated
                                                                                                                            This project will
        0349282      U of Ill Urbana-Champaign (217)244-5277                 Tarry Origin                                   characterize the physical          $531,397     $88,429   GEO
                                                                                                     and chemical properties of
50                                                                                                                          carbonaceous particles
                                                   Scot T. Martin            How do Particle Chemical Properties affect     The oxidation kinetics and
         513463                                    617-495-7620              Aerosol Chemical Reactions?                    mechanisms of organic
                          Harvard University                                                                                                                   $618,814    $181,848   GEO
                                                   smartin@deas.harva                                                       molecules incorporated as
51                                                                                                          minor constituents inside
                                                   Suresh Dhaniyala          CAREER: Towards Improved Characterization This project concerns new
        0548036                                    315-268-6574              of Aerosol/Cloud Processes: New Techniques     techniques for aerosol-
                          Clarkson University                                                                                                                  $271,730     $91,598   GEO
                                              for Aerosol Sampling and Analysis              cloud characterization
52                                                                                                                          from high-speed aircraft,
                                                                                                                            This project involves
                                                   Antony D Clarke           Airborne Measurements in Support of Pacific    deployment of a large suite
         628202                                    808-956-6215              Atmosphere Sulfur Experiment (PASE):           of instruments to
                         University of Hawaii                                                                                                                  $575,680    $181,604   GEO
                                                   tclarke@soest.hawaii      Processes Affecting Physiochemistry and        characterize aerosol
53                                                 .edu                      Evolution of Aerosol Size-Distributions in the physical, chemical, and is a
                                                                                                                            The goal of this research
         0645567     Kent State University          Shan-Hu Lee 330-672-     CAREER: Kinetics Studies and Ground-Based better understanding of
                                                   3905      Atmospheric Observations of Tropospheric       aerosol formation processes
                                                                                                                                                               $335,602     $98,965   GEO
                                                                             Aerosol Nucleation                             in the lower troposphere.
54                                                                                                                         Laboratory studies of aerosol
         0723582     Harvard University            Scot Martin 617-495-                                                    During the wet season,
                                                   7620                                                                    the Amazon rainforest is a
                                                                             Biogenic Organic Aerosol Experiment in                                            $309,780    $225,100   GEO
                                                   smartin@deas.harvard.e                                                  largely unperturbed
55                                                 du                        Amazonia                                      system with respect to the
         0715014     Penn State University         A. W. Castleman 814-                                                    This work will continue
                                                   865-7242                  Solvated Salts and Acids: Contributions to    innovative investigations
                                                                             Basic Understanding of Nucleation, Particle                                       $408,069    $175,566   GEO
                                                                                                      into cluster chemistry of
56                                                                           Growth, and Aerosol Chemistry                 hydrometeor systems and
         0745368     University of Hawaii          Antony D Clarke 808-                                                    During the VOCALS
                                                   956-6215                                                                (VAMOS Ocean-Cloud-
                                                                             VOCALS: Airborne Measurements of Aerosol Atmosphere-Land Study)                   $454,971    $258,365   GEO
57                                                 u                         Dynamics and Evolution                        experiment, a suite of
         0749145     University of San Diego       David De Haan 619-                                                      Recent field
                                                   260-6882                  RUI: Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation by measurements have
                                                                             Cloud Processing of Alpha-Dicarbonyl and                                           $54,641     $54,641   GEO
                                                                                             shown that there are
58                                                                           Amine Compounds                               large, sustained,
         0831518      University of California -   Sergey Nizkorodov                                                       The focus of this project is
                     Irvine                        949-824-1262                                                            on providing a molecular            $447,840    $447,840   GEO
                                                                                                 level understanding of
59                                                                           Photochemistry of Secondary Organic Aerosol photochemical reactions
         0748402     Carnegie-Mellon University    Allen L. Robinson                                                       This project is focused on
                                                   412-268-3657                                                            investigating the lifetimes
                                                                             Laboratory Studies of Heterogeneous Oxidation and chemical degradation            $125,994    $125,994   GEO
60                                                                           of Organic Aerosols                           pathways of specific

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                                                                                                                        National Science Foundation
                                                                                                                 FY 2008 List of Nanotechnology EHS Awards

            A                       B                    C                                    D                                     E                        F           G                 H                        I
         0731451     Stanford University       Lynn Hildemann                                                         This project is focused on
                                               650-724-8969             Measuring and Modeling the Physicochemical    the properties of organic
                                                                        Properties of Organic Matter in Atmospheric                                          $314,138    $125,783         GEO
                                                                                        aerosols, which are
61                                                                      Aerosols                                      recognized to be
         0802237     Georgia Institute of      Rodney Weber    404-                                                   This project will
                     Technology                894-1750                                                               investigate lightweight
                                                                        Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation in the                                           $138,456    $138,456         GEO
                                                                                       oxidation products from
62                                                                      Southeastern United States                    anthropogenic and
         0746125     Bucknell University       Timothy Raymond                                                        The goal of this project is
                                               570-577-3192                                                           to study aerosol-water
                                                                        CAREER: Aerosol-Water Interactions in the                                            $328,178    $212,845         GEO
                                               traymond@bucknell.ed                                                   interactions under
63                                             u                        Atmosphere                                    controlled laboratory
                                               Surabi Menon   510-      International Conference on                   This award is to provide
                                               486-6752                 Carbonaceous Particles in the                 support for student                $30,000.00      $30,000          GEO
                     Lawrence Berkeley           Atmosphere (ICCPA)", meeting support          participation at the 9th
64      0808921      Laboratory                                         shared w/ ATC                                 International Conference
        0840673      SUNY at Albany            Qi Zhang 518-437-                                                      In this project, the size-
                                               8752                     SGER: Impacts of Air Pollution Controls on    resolved composition of
                                                                        Primary and Secondary Aerosols during                                                 $35,000     $35,000         GEO
                                               qz@asrc.cestm.albany.e                                                 non-refractory submicron
65                                             du                       CAREBEIJING                                   aerosol particles will be
         0554745     Indiana University        Sara Pryor 812-855-                                                    A time series of ultra-fine
                                               5155                                                                   particles in a forest in the
                                                                        Particle Nucleation Events in the Ohio River                                          $30,770     $95,000         GEO
                                                                                          Ohio River Valley will be
66                                                                      Valley                                        acquired and analyzed to
         506674      University of Minnesota   Peter H. McMurry         NIRT: Clusters to Nanoparticles: Implications This project will attempt to
                                               612-624-2817             for Atmospheric Nucleation                    experimentally elucidate
                                                                                                                                                         $1,562,556.00    $62,555         GEO
                                                                                          the chemical and physical
67                                                                                                                    processes responsible for
                                               Fangqun Yu 518-          Atmospheric nucleation: Quantum               This project seeks to
        0618124                                437-8767                 studies, kinetic modeling, and regional       improve knowledge of
                           SUNY at Albany                                                                                                                    $496,858    $171,573         GEO
                                               yfq@asrc.cestm.alba      scale investigations                          atmospheric nucleation
68                                                                                                    through: (1) quantum
                                               Charles Stanier          CAREER: Strengthening the Predictive          The main objectives of
                                               319-335-2123             Ability for New Particle Formation--A         this project are: (A) the
        0748602           University of Iowa                                                                                                                 $151,000    $151,000         GEO
                                               charles-                 Combined Field, Data Analysis, and            development of a
69                                           Modeling Approach                             parameterization method
                                                                        Collaborative Research: A Nanostructure Iron and Copper serve as
                                                                        Sensor for Measuring Dissolved Iron and key co-constituents for
        0826098                                                                                                                                              $969,713    $969, 713        GEO
                     Wells, Mark L. 207-581-                            Copper Concentrations in Coastal and          numerous enzymes in a
70                   4322 University of Maine         Offshore Seawater                             wide range of biological
                                                                        Collaborative Research: A Nanostructure The main goal of this
                     King, D. Whitney 207-                              Sensor for Measuring Dissolved Iron and initiative is to develop a
        0825762                                                                                                                                              $233,900    $279,543         GEO
                     859-5755                                           Copper Concentrations in Coastal and          reliable instrument for
71                   Colby College            Offshore Seawater                             determining the zeta
                                                                        Development of Nanoelectrophoresis Cell The main goal of this
                     Serguei Lvov 814-863-     Pennsylvania State       for Studying the Surface Properties of        initiative is to develop a
         0732559                                                                                                                                             $233,900    $118,906         GEO
                     8377             University           Minerals in Hydrothermal Environments         reliable instrument for
72                                                                                                                    determining the zeta
                                                                                                                      This award supports the
                                                 U of Wisconsin            CRC: Catalytic Manipulation of Amide- collaborative efforts of                                            MPS/ CHE/
         404704                  Gellman                                                                              Samuel H. Gellman,                  $2,325,000     $225,000
                                                    Madison                    Based Molecules and Materials                                                                               Core
73                                                                                                                    Shannon S. Stahl, Qiang
                                                                                                                      Cui and Rubinstein of at
                                                                                                                      Michael Arun Yethiraj the
                         Michael Rubinstein                                                                                                                                          MPS/ CHE/
         616925                                U of NC Chapel Hill       Molecular Model of Airway Surface Layer University of North                        $390,000     $120,000
                                                                                                  Carolina at Chapel Hill is                                           Core
74                                                                                                                    supported by an award
                                                                                CAREER: Spectroscopic and             With the support of the
                           Christy Haynes      U of Minnesota-Twin                                                                                                                   MPS/ CHE/
         645041                                                          Electrochemical Studies of Nanoparticle Analytical and Surface                     $535,000     $110,000
                              Cities                                                         Chemistry Program,                                                   Core
                                                                            Size, Shape, and Surface Chemistry
75                                                                                                                    Professor Haynes and her

                                                                                                                                                                                     MPS/ CHE/
                                                                     CRC: Collaborative Research: Structure-                                      $180,000          $70,000
                            Dane Morgan        U of Wisconsin        Sorption Relationships In Disordered Iron-
76       714113     Madison               oxyhydroxides                              #####################
         809521                                                      Multifunctional Mesoporous Silica          This award in the Inorganic, Bioinorganic and Organometallic Chemistry program in the Division of Chemistry and the Biomaterials program in the Division of Materials research supports P
                               Victor Lin                                                                                                                                    MPS/ CHE/
                                               Iowa State University Nanoparticles for Intracellular Controlled                                    $130,000         $80,000
                                         Release                                                                                                         Core
                                                                    Metals in Environmental and Biological            The Analytical and Surface Chemistry Program in the Division of Chemistry supports the research groups of Professors Purnendu (Sandy) Dasgupta, Xiyun Guan, Subhrangsu Mandal, an
                     Purnendu Dasgupta                              Systems. A Rational Approach to Sample                                         $500,000.00          $485,000
78       821969          U of Texas Arlington Pretreatment and Analysis

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                                                                                                                               National Science Foundation
                                                                                                                        FY 2008 List of Nanotechnology EHS Awards

            A                      B                            C                                    D                                     E                        F                 G                    H                              I
         602906           Donald Brenner             North Carolina State      Materials World Network: Designer                                                                                                                 Multidiscilinary
                                                                                                                             We have assembled a multidisciplinary team of Russian and U.S. researchers who are experts in experimental/computational Materials Science and Medical/Agricultural Research. This te
                                                                                                                                                              $471,000        $157,000      MPS / DMR
79                              University           Nanodiamonds for Detoxification
         114372                                          University of         IGERT: Nanoparticle Science and                                                                                                                              IGERT
                                                                                                                             This IGERT program focuses on nanoparticle science and engineering, an inherently highly interdisciplinary field that requires researchers with a broad knowledge base of both fundamen
                          Uwe Kortshagen
                                                       Minnesota-Twin          Engineering                                                                $3,148,786         $100,000      EHR / DGE
80                                                          Cities
         654313                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 IGERT
                                                                               IGERT Fellowships in Nanoscale Science &
                              Yuri Gogotsi             Drexel University       Engineering: The Two-University/One Campus                                    $3,000,000         $300,000       EHR / DGE
81                                                                             Approach                                   This Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) renewal award combines the resources and expertise of faculty at two major universities to train Ph.D. students to lead the way in the
         552772           Gregory Auner                                        REU Site for Nanoscale Structures and                                                                                                  Multidiciplinary with NSF-wide
                                                                                                                          <br>This renewal award provides support for a three-year REU Site at Wayne State University. The program builds upon the current education and research theme of the previous REU p
                                                         Wayne State
                     gauner@ece.eng.wayne.ed                                   Integrated Biosensors (NSIB)                                                    $391,200          $65,000       ENG / EEC                                  participation
                                u                                                                                            The rapidly expanding
                                                                               Risk Analysis: Informing the Management       development and use of                                                                                               PD 98-1321
                                                       Society for Risk
         820535             Garrick Louis                                      of Nanoscale Materials (Workshop              nanoscale materials has                $51,612           $51,612         SBE/SES
83                                                                             September 10-11, 2008)                        generated new challenges
                                                                               EPSCoR: Delaware Research                                                                                                                      Multidiciplinary with NSF-wide
                            David Weir                   University of         Infrastructure Improvement Program                                                                                                                                 participation
        0814251                                                                                                                                                  $15,000,000         $300,000       OD/OIA/EPS
                               Delaware             EPSCoR
                                                                               EPSCoR: Alabama Research                                                                                                           Multidiciplinary with NSF-wide participation
                                                                               Infrastructure Improvement
                            Daryush Ila                 Alabama A&M
        0814103                                                                                                                                                  $15,000,000         $300,000       OD/OIA/EPS

                                                                               Arkansas ASSET Initiative                                                                                                                      Multidiciplinary with NSF-wide
                            Gail McClure                Arkansas S&T
        0701890                                                                                                                                                   $9,000,000                 $0     OD/OIA/EPS


                                                                               Environmental Molecular Science Institute:                                                                                                                     will be to provide
                                                                                                                             The overall goal of the Environmental Molecular Science Institute (EMSI) centered at the Univesity of Notre Dame Multidiscilinary a quantitative, mechanistic, molecular-scale understanding of the factors
                                                       University of Notre
        0221966        Jeremy Fein                                 Actinides and Heavy Metals in the                                                 $5,521,750           $250,000       GEO / EAR
88                                                                             Environment - The Formation, Stability, and
                                                                               Impact of Nano- and in the Environment(NU)
                                                                               NSEC: Institute for Nanotechnology                                                                                                           NSF 00-119, NSE
                                                                                                                             This award establishes a Nanoscience and Engineering Center (NSEC) for Integrated Nanopatterning and Detection Technologiesat the Northwestern University. The Center will develop
       0118025 ;            Chad Mirkin
                                               Northeastern University                                                                                           $18,968,500         $600,000        ENG / EEC
                                                                               NSEC: Center for Biological and                                                                                                              NSF 00-119, NSE
                                                                                                                             This award establishes a Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology at Rice University. The Center will foster the development of nano
                                                      William Marsh Rice
        0647452       Vicki Colvin                             Environmental Nanotechnology (Rice U.)                                     $11,760,746      $1,000,000     ENG / EEC
                          Ahmed Busnaina                                       NSEC: Center for High Rate                                                                                                                 NSF 03-043, NSE
                                                                                                                             The Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center entitled New England Nanomanufacturing Center for Enabling Tools is a partnership between Northeastern University, the University of Ma
        0425826                                      Northeastern University                                                                             $12,376,000        $400,000      ENG / EEC
91                                               nanomanufacturing
                                                                               NSEC: Center Of Integrated                    The Nanoscale Science                                                                            NSF 03-043, NSE
                                                     University of California- Nanomechanical Systems (COINS)                and Engineering Center
         425914                                                                                                                                            $11,910,000        $750,000      ENG/EEC
                     Alex Zettl                             Berkeley                                                         entitled Center for
                            Dawn Bonnell                University of          NSEC: Center for Molecular Function at        The University of Pennsylvania's Nano Science and Engineering Center on Molecular Function at theNSF 03-043, NSE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Nano/Bio Interface will exploit Penn's strengths in design of molecular functionality, q
                                                                                                                                                            $11,426,000       $600,000      MPS / DMR
93                                                      Pennsylvania           the Nanoscale
                             Paul Nealey                University of          NSEC: Center for Templated Synthesis                                                                                                       NSF at the NSE
                                                                                                                             The Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center on Templated Synthesis and Assembly at the Nanoscale 03-043,University of Wisconsin-Madison addresses the self-assembly of complex
        0425880                                                                                                                                          $13,365,000        $500,000     MPS / DMR
94                      Wisconsin-Madison        and Assembly at the Nanoscale.
                                                                               NSEC: Network for Hierarchical                This Nanoscale Science                                                      NSF 04-043, NSE
                                                         University of         Manufacturing                                 and Engineering Center
                            James Watkins
         531171                                         Massachusetts                                                        (NSEC) is a            $16,000,000  $100,000 ENG / CMMI
95                                                                                                                           comprehensive research
                                                                               National Nanotechnology Infrastructure        and education platform                                                      NSF 03-519, NNIN
                                                                                                                             NATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORK (NNIN)<br><br>The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) is a partnership of 13 institutions (Cornell
                            Sandip Tiwari
         335765                                        Cornell University
                                                                               Network (NNIN)                                                       $70,000,000  $700,000 ENG / ECCS
                           Mark Shannon              University of Illinois at Center of Advanced Materials for        Center for Advanced                                                                                                          NSF 00-2
         120978                                                                                                                                                  $28,074,000         $500,000       ENG / CBET
97                         Urbana-Champaign Purification of Water with Systems              Materials for Water
                                                                               Engineering Research Center for Extreme Purification,<br>Universit
                                                                                                                       The Engineering                                                                                                           NSF 02-024
                                                                               Ultraviolet Science and Technology      Research Center for
                            Jorge Rocca                 Colorado State                                                 Extreme Ultraviolet
         310717                                                                                                        Science and Technology                    $13,525,753         $300,000        ENG / EEC
                                                                                                                       at Colorado State
                                                                                                                       University (CSU) in
                                                                                                                       partnership with the

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                                                                                                                                        National Science Foundation
                                                                                                                                 FY 2008 List of Nanotechnology EHS Awards

             A                        B                             C                                       D                                        E                      F              G                H                        I
                      David H. Guston 480-727-                                      NSEC: CENTER FOR                                    The Center for
                      8787                                   Arizona State          NANOTECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY AT                        Nanotechnology in
         0531194                                                                                                                                                        $5,015,000        $100,000      GEO
                                 University           ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY                            Society at Arizona State
99                                                                                                                                      University (CNS-ASU)
                             Barbara Harthorn            University of California- NSEC: Center for Nanotechnology in                                                                                                                  NSF 04-043, center, a network hub among researchers and educators concerned with
                                                                                                                                        The Center for Nanotechnology in Society at UCSB (CNS-UCSB) will serve as a national research and education NSE
          531184                                                                                                                                                      $6,015,000        $100,000    SBE / SES
100                         Santa Barbara         Society at University of California, Santa
                                                                                    Florida State University National High              The National High                                                                                    NSF 00-2
                            Gregory Boebinger                                       Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL); The              Magnetic Field Laboratory
          84173                                          Florida State University                                                                                    $170,000,000         $720,000      MPS / DMR
                                                        NHMFL's Fourier Transform-Ion Cyclotron             (NHMFL) is operated by a
101                                                                                 Resonance Mass Spectrometer is unique               consortium composed of
                                                                                                                                        This award establishes a
                                                         University of              CEIN: Predictive Toxicology Assessment              Center to conduct
                              Andre Nel
         0830117                                         California-Los             and Safe Implementation of                          research and education           $24,000,000    $4,000,000         BIO
102                                                      Angeles                    Nanotechnology in the Environment                   on the interactions of
                                                                                                                                        This award establishes a
                             Mark Wiesner                                           Center for Environmental Implications of            Center to conduct
         0830093                                         Duke University                                                                                                 $14,375,000    $3,275,000      BIO/CMMI/
                                                          Nanotechnology                                      research and education
103                                                                                                                                     on the environmental
105   SUBTOTAL (without NIRT):                                                                                                                                                         $26,081,694
107   NIRT AWARDS                                                                                                                       This project examines
                                                                                    NIRT: Intuitive Toxicology and Public               differences between expert
                                                          University of South       Engagement
          709056               David Berube                                                                                             and non-expert audiences          $1,399,258      $349,815       SBE/SES
108                                                                                  NIRT: Metal Ion Complexation by                    perceptions of risks
                      Mamadou S Diallo 202-                                         Dendritic Nanoscale Ligands:                                                                                                              Nanoscale Science
                      806-6570                                                      Fundamental Investigations and                                                                        $275,000                            and Engineeting NSF-
109      0506951      mdiallo@howard. edu                Howard University          Applications to Water Purification (African-                                          $1,100,000                 ENG/CTS and BES          04043
                                                                                     NIRT: Self-cleaning Ceramic Membranes                                                                                                    Nanoscale Science
                      Susan J Masten 517-353-                                       for the Removal of Natural and Synthetic                                                                         GEO/EAR,                 and Engineeting NSF-
                      8539 masten@egr.msu.               Michigan State             Nanomaterials from Drinking Water Using                                                                          ENG/BES,                 04043
110      0506828      edu                                University                 Hybrid Ozonation-nanofiltration (Female                                               $1,439,999                 ENG/EEC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Nanoscale Science
                      Peter H McMurry 612-624-                                                                                                                                                                                and Engineeting NSF-
                      2817                     U of Minnesota-                       NIRT: Clusters to Nanoparticles:                                                                                ENG/CTS,                 04043
111      0506674       Twin Cities                          Implications for Atmospheric Nucleation                                               $1,500,001                 GEO/EAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Nanoscale Science
                      Michelle M Scherer 319-                                        NIRT: Nanoparticle Fe as a Reactive                                                                             MPS/CHE,                 and Engineeting NSF-
                                                                                                                                                                          $1,400,000      $350,000
                      335-5654 michelle-                                            Constituent in Air, Water, and Soil                                                                              GEO/EAR,                 04043
112      0506679      scherer@uiowa. edu                 University of Iowa         (Female PI and co-PI)                                                                                            ENG/BES, BIO/DBI
                      Barry Dellinger                                               NIRT: Combustion-Generated Nanoparticles: The                                                                                             Nanoscale Science
                               (225-578-6759,                                       Role of Transition Metals in Nanoparticle an                                                                                              and Engineeting NSF-
            ,                                              Pollutant Formation                                                                                                                       03043
          0404314                                        La St U & A&M Coll                                                                                               $1,200,000      $300,000
                                    R.W. Hall, R.L.
113                      E.D. Poliakoff, M.J. Wornat
                      Udo Becker                                                    NIRT: Nanoparticle-Environment Interfaces:                                                                                                Nanoscale Science
                                (734-615-6894,                                      Interactions in Natural Systems                                                                                                           and Engineeting NSF-
          0403732,                Univ of Michigan                                                                                                 $1,500,000      $375,000                            03043
                                          R. C. Ewing,
114                   L. Wang
                      Thomas P. Trainor                                             NIRT: Experimental and Theoretical Investigations                                                                                         Nanoscale Science
                                 (907-474-5628,                                     of Aqueous Geochemical Interfaces - The Role of                                                                                           and Engineeting NSF-
            ,                                               Nanoscale and Molecular Structures in Dictating                                                                                           03043
          0404400                                        U of Alaska, Fairbanks                                                                                           $1,440,000      $360,000
                                          G.E. Brown,                               Environmental Reactivity
                      A.M. Chaka, P. Eng,
115                                 P.I. Trivedi
                      Ronald F. Turco                                               NIRT: Response of Aquatic and Terrestrial                                                                                                 Nanoscale Science
                                 (765-496-3212,                                     Microorganisms to Carbon-Based Manufactured                                                                                               and Engineeting NSF-
          0404006,                Purdue University          Nanoparticles                                                                         $1,600,000      $400,000                            03043
                                      N. Carroll, T.
116                   Filley, C.T. Jafvert, L. Nies
117   SUBTOTAL NIRTs                                                                                                                                                 $12,579,258        $3,144,815

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